Effective March 1, 2021, the Wildwood Housing Authority has switched to accepting online applications only. Applicants who have successfully submitted their waitlist application can check their status online. Links to our online application and waitlist status can be found on our home page and under the Programs tab.

(Please choose only 1 bedroom size as you can only be under 1 waiting list either Sandman Towers or Commissioners Court not both!)

Wildwood Housing Authority Wait List Application

Wildwood Housing Authority Applicant Status

Please Note: If your applicant status search returns “Applicant Not Found”, it means you DO NOT have an active wait list application. Please follow the wait list application link to apply, or call our office for more information.

Below is the preference point options we use to calculate your place on our list. Please be aware that the preference points are given per household not per member. As you move up on the list be aware that you would have to provide verification for the preferences you have chosen.

Preference Points Ranking
1. Assisted Living Program (ALP) - (Available for Sandman Towers Only) - Information on the ALP can be found under the Programs tab.
2. Elderly (Age 62 & older)
3. Working (30 hrs. + per week) head/spouse/co-head
4. Disability
5. Near-Elderly (Age 55 to 61) head/spouse/co-head
6. Displaced \ Substandard Housing
7. Veteran*
8. Wildwood Resident (Currently residing in 08260 zip code)

*WHA ACOP defines “veteran” as a Head of Household who was honorably discharged** or who is currently on active duty**, also includes the spouse of a veteran who is currently on active duty, or the widow of a veteran who was killed in action.

The Wildwood Housing Authority manages a public housing program only. For more information on the Housing Choice Voucher program (Section 8), please call the State of New Jersey DCA Atlantic/Cape May field office at (609) 441-3334, or visit the State of NJ website at NJ DCA Section 8 .

Income Limits
Please select the link below to see the current income limits for Cape May County.

Fair Market Rents (FMRs)
Please select the link below to see the current Fair Market Rents (FMRs) for Cape May County.